Tag Archives: Silent films

James Franco updates progress of “Oz, the Great and Powerful”

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: James Franco (“127 Hours”) recently spoke with the press about “Oz” while promoting his new film, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” in Los Angeles. Franco told Access Hollywood that Sam Raimi’s “Oz: The Great and Powerful” currently is filming in Michigan. “I’ve been in[...]

Academy to screen earliest examples of 3D motion pictures

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present some of the earliest examples of three-dimensional motion pictures in a new “3D Rarities: From 1900 and Beyond” event. It’s a common motion picture legend that the Lumière brothers’ early film “Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat” (1896)[...]

Michael Mann bringing director’s cut of “Mohicans” to Blu-ray

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Before he was Bill “The Butcher,” oil baron Daniel Plainview, or self-obsessed Italian film director Guido Contini, Daniel Day-Lewis stalked through the jungle to play Hawkeye in Michael Mann’s Oscar-nominated adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper’s “The Last of the Mohicans.” A definitive, director’s cut of the[...]